Steve Killelea is founder and chairman of The Charitable Foundation, one of Australia's biggest overseas aid providers. He also founded the Institute for Economics and Peace and the Global Peace Index.
In 1988, Killelea formed the IT company Integrated Research, which helps ensure ATM transactions and was listed on the Australian stock exchange in 2000. In 2004, he stepped down as chief executive of the company.
Killelea was also the producer and chief financier for the documentary Soldiers of Peace, which won the Club of Budapest World Ethnic Film Award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
Killelea is a member of the Order of Australia.
Last Updated: July 19, 2017